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Swedish Election Test-Data Series: Swedish Election Study, 1976 (ICPSR 9126)

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This dataset contains a systematically selected subsample of 200 of the 2,652 persons who were interviewed for the 1976 Swedish Election Study, a survey which queried Swedes about their political attitudes, preferences and behavior.

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Study Description


Petersson, Olof. SWEDISH ELECTION TEST-DATA SERIES: SWEDISH ELECTION STUDY, 1976. Goeteborg, Sweden: Goeteborg University [producer], 1988. Goeteborg, Sweden: Swedish Social Science Data Service and Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 1989. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09126.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   political attitudes, political behavior, public opinion

Geographic Coverage:   Sweden, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1976

Universe:   Swedes eligible to vote.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Variables in this subsample differ somewhat from those in the original dataset: variable 274 has been excluded and variables 240, 241, 254, 255, 260, 261 have been recoded to fewer categories than in the original version of the survey data. Though a machine-readable codebook for the original complete dataset is available from ICPSR, access to the original dataset is possible only through the Swedish Social Science Data Service, Goeteborg University, Box 5048, S-402 21 Goeteborg, Sweden. Machine-readable documentation is in Swedish.


Sample:   Probability sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews, mail questionnaires, and population registers


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